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wounded and is in surgery right now. there is a massive man hunt under way. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to assist that, we have suspended all service on the public transit service. that will continue until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we are asking people to shelter in place. in other words to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now. also cambridge, newton, belmont, and at this point all of boston. all of boston. this is a serious situation. we are taking it seriously. we are asking the public to take it seriously as well. and assist law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job in working in concert with each other but we will need the public to help us help them stay safe. >> thank you governor. as the governor said, this is a rapidly developing situation. within the last half hour we recei
as everybody else wants to get in, return to their homes, see what's left, law enforcement is having none of it. they're keeping everybody out until that area can be searched and secured. we're in west, texas, nbc news. >>> chemical fires are some of the very hardest to fight. nbc bay area's bob redell just spoke with a fire chief on the peninsula who has experience with these particular fires. he joins us live from the newsroom. it's possible that one can make the situation worse when fighting a chemical blast. >> you are correct, especially considering the chemical involved in yesterday's fire. turns out, it doesn't react well at all with father, which is obviously what firefighters were relying on to put out the flames. menlo park fire chief who's talked about the texas city fertilizer explosion that killed hundreds in the 1940s believes yesterday's disaster will become another one for the textbooks. he has questions about how firefighters responded to the fire. >> did they make it better or worse? >> reporter: that plant reportedly stored tens of thousands of pounds of a type of ammonia, ex
warming into the mid-80s inland. we'll have the forecast in a minute. >>> also ahead, why extra law enforcement in the city of oakland is coming to an end. it is 7:30 on sunday, april 21 april 21st. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> and i'm phil matier. we have a lot of news to talk about in the first hour. and first up boston, how prepared is fran and the bay area. we have a lot of events, what are we going to do about it. >> and i spoke with fema about that yesterday, they say the bay area is one of the most prepared areas in the world, still not enough depending on the level of the tragedy. we are also going to be talking about immigration and its effects potentially on the silicon valley. a new bill in congress. >>> what's high-tech at stake when it comes to visas and such. what's it mean to the local job market. meanwhile in boston we have a high level interrogation team. >> trying to talk to the one man alive behind the boston marathons. >> as susan mcginnis tells us that suspect is too seriously injured to speak. >> reporter: law enforcement officers remain staked o
to cell phones? >> i think they didn't they would have to escape. when law enforcement figured out different pieces of this puzzle, they panicked and didn't have an alternative plan -- they were so focused on what they were doing, nothing else became important and obviously, it would have been. >> another photo of the suspect coming in right now, it shows him when he was on the wrestling team. i believe, we're going to put that up in just a second. it just came in. they got it up in the control room. we're not positive, if indeed this gray honda is occupieoccup. it could suggest as well, aps someone else was involved. >> well, maybe, george, but the idea of a stealing a car or carjacking someone else, is an act of desperation. you have seen him acting in a desperate way since basically the 7-eleven. >> yeah that's true. brad, thanks very much. >>> jon karl at the white house right now. we know we're getting more details about the president's briefing in the situation room. >> george, as you can imagine this has consumed the president, entire intelligence and national security teams
. there is a massive manhunt under way. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to assist that, we have suspended all service on the mbta, our public transit service and that will continue until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place, in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now, also cambridge, newton, belmont and at this point, all of boston. all of boston. this is the serious situation. we're taking it seriously, we're asking the public to take it seriously, as well and to assist law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job and working in concert with each other but we are going to need the public to help us help them stay safe. >> where are you? >> right behind you. thank you. as the governor said this is a rapidly developing situation. we've received information i commun
of boston and law enforcement trying to piece together who is responsible for the attack. a pair of explosions at the finish line of the boston marathon, the bloody scene shocked many here in boston and around the world. >> you hear about things in other countries and other places, and i guess in the united states we have to be aware that perhaps more of that will be coming our way. >> reporter: the investigation started almost immediately. officials cordenned off several blocks around the bomb site to allow bomb squad detectives to sweep the area for explosive devices. we learned federal and local authorities are searching an apartment of someone they're calling a person of interest in a boston suburb of brassiere. >> this is a fluid and active and fluent ongoing investigation. >> reporter: police searched surveillance cameras in the area, and cbs news confirmed at least one piece of video showing a man carrying two pack backs in the area before the blast. >> they're trying to sweep the other cameras in the area. they want to see who the person is from the front and if he might
are seeing here, some of them serious. we know at least 10-amputations happening so far. in the teen time law enforcement officials say they didn't get any prior or advanced intelligence that anyone or any group was planning on doing something like this at the boston marathon. frank? >> thank you. >>> president obama today vowed whoever is responsible for the explosions will be held accountable. scott mcfarlane is live with the actions president obama is taking a track down the bomber or bombers and the extra security at the nation's capital. >> reporter: let me add to that, president obama said he would marshall the government's resources to massachusetts and boston. >> i spoke to the fbi director and congresswoman nancy pelosi and they are mobilizing the appropriate resources to investigate and to respond. i updated leaders of congress. on days like this there are no republicans or democrats, we are americans. >> reporter: to the u.s. house floor a moment of silence marking the explosions in boston and the victims from the explosion, they had the flag lowered outside the u.s. capital to hon
>> is this evident? >>> well more than the evidence is law enforcement and others have said at the federal state and local level and indeed from the region, we have an unprecedented level of law enforcement support and they are working very well. >> what is the process so far that helps you understand maybe for the materials and the level of complementty of the device -- complexity and the origin of the devise? >> i think i know what you are getting at. i can't comment on that aspect of that. what is important to say, what i would like to on behalf of the boston j.t. tf today, they say there is no known threat where we are conducting investigative activity and i want to put that out to the citizens and the city of boston and the commonwealth of massachusetts. >> do you know anything about the nature of device -- [inaudible] >> i am not going to be able to comment on the nature of the device right now. >> are they in custody right now? >> i'm not going to say who or who might not be in custody right now. >> is there one person from ocean avenue that are -- and [inaudible]. >>
the energy in boston as the city comes alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. >> they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problems between all these people, on a special day that all countries are united. but it's good. i'm glad they got the guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombings. noun noun -- >> a moment of silence. >> a big ceremony before hand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, mayor, all that kind of stuff. it was very moving, actually. i don't know if there was a dry eye in the place. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline. ♪ oh, oh, oh. >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline. " it was a blast. >> after a week of terror this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text on monday making sure i wasn't at the marathon. then they texted me yesterday to make sure i stayed inside. so they've been checking up to see how i'm doi
alive, one day after law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. >> they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problems between all these people, on a special day that all countries are united. but it's good. i'm glad they got the guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombings. noun noun -- >> a moment of silence. >> a big ceremony before hand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, mayor, all that kind of stuff. it was very moving, actually. i don't know if there was a dry eye in the place. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline. ♪ oh, oh, oh. >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline. " it was a blast. >> after a week of terror this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text on monday making sure i wasn't at the marathon. then they texted me yesterday to make sure i stayed inside. so they've been checking up to see how i'm doing. >> and lauren, like the rest of
a little easier. for law enforcement the work is not done. >> this senseless tax and the families deserve an answer. the wounded have to learn how to stand, walk, live and deserve answers. >> reporter: just information coming and from an official the federal prosecutors are at hospital right now. working on possible charges and the camping gear since last night. and it is important to note that we remember the victim's and word that stance at this moment. 50 victims are still lead area hospitals. and they are still in critical victim's. reporting live in boston, tory done last name -- dunnin.. >> and after a gun battle. the suspect, joe- kar tsarnaev, was captured by police. tsarnaev is now in serious condition at the hospital. dramatic video has been released of the shootout between police and the it was recorded by a neighbor who, like so many in the boston area yesterday, were ordered to stay in their homes. nearly 50 shots fired in the exchange. all while the suspect was holed up in a boat. after running from police early friday morning. >> president obama took a moment to acknowledg
phone video, with any images they have of when those two bombs were detonated. >> reporter: a law enforcement official tells cbs news, the bombs that exploded near the finish line of the boston marathon, were built and put in place to look like pieces of trash. the devices were put inside pressure cookers and placed insiding bags. the pots were packed with nails and small metal pellets. >> we were maybe 10 feet away from the explosion. >> reporter: nicholas yanni and his wife are among the survive overs, -- survivors being treat federal are shrapnel injuries and pierced ear drums. >> i couldn't hear. there was a ringing sound. >> reporter: more than 130 hithurt. several lost limbs. three people were killed, including 8-year-old martin richard. president obama called the bombing a cowardly act of terrorism. >> if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> reporter: surveillance cameras like this one nearby the crime scene are proving crucial to investigators. they are using them, combined with cell phon
to answer the question of why >> i and i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping for a host of reasons that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. those questions need to be answered. a justice dept source says dzhokar will will face federal terrorism charges and may also face state murder charges -- adding that he could be charged before he leaves the hospital. in boston i'm stacey cohan reporting. >> federal agents confirm that the f-b-i interviewed the older brother, tamerlan tsarnaev in 2011, after being tipped off by a foreign government. the suspect identified himself as ethnic chechen from southern russia and officials there believed tamerlan was going to travel to the country's region to join unspecified underground groups. the fbi says it interviewed tsarnaev and relatives, and did not find any domestic or foreign terrorism activity. meanwhile, tsarnaev's uncle says he had a falling-out with the 26-year-old over his increased commitment to islam. boston cardinal sean o'malley is dedicating mass today to the bombing victims. it's being held at the
of developments in the investigation into whoever did this. >> law enforcement soursz tell abc news they now have a clear image of the man they're working to identify they believe could be the suspect. in a major break in the investigation you coming after the process of going frame by frame through more than 2000 images taken of, and in the crowds near the finish line. boston's abc station reporting that the key video leading to this suspect was captured on surveillance cameras outside of a lord & tailor department store. more evidence surfacing. the lid to at least one of the bombs reportedly found on a roof top, analyze add long with electronic components and slappel -- shrapnel from the blast. so many are still in mourning. hundreds gathered to remember the youngest of those killed 8-year-old martin richard. >> it's confusing and painful. we're strong. we're going to get through it. >> in massachusetts friends and neighbors are planning a vigil honoring the live of crystal campbell. >> on campus of boston university, students mourning over 23-year-old lindsay lu who lost her life as well. >>
. there was a law enforcement official on that scene as well, they were working with the fire department in some type of capacity. >> it is believed firefighters and the law enforcement officer are among the dead. including the utter devastation of this tiny town, a 50 unit apartment building has been described as a skeleton. and a nursing home also has several injuries. >> i don't want to get into full detail, there were people in critical danger and some people needed to be taken care of. and there were a few toddlers in danger so i was helping them also. >> add to that, you have the chemical concerns, a moan yum night trait -- ammonia night traits and people have been moved away from that area and they are sheltering in place and they are trying to check in and the mayor asked for prayers and said quote, we are going to search for everybody and make sure everybody is accounted for and that's the most important thing right now. whopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> all right, claude teen. the blast was so strong it tossed a seismic event. that by the of entity from the blast set off gr
for him. residents are being told not to open their door to anyone except law enforcement. that is exg tosuarbuound the bs. public schools have canceled classes. ar cambridge have canceled classes. ought to acrchg halt alls been around boston as the intense manhunt continues for this second suspect. we are learning that abc7 news is confirming that the two suspects are believed to be brothers, possibly from check nea or turkey. the two are believed to have had paramilitary training based on this intense response to police^. we are following the news situation and we will bring you the latest with the details. >> the 11-year-old boy from martinez could be out of intensive care this morning after suffering a deep thigh wound waiting for his mom to cross the finish line but he has made tremendous progress and who wouldn't after a visit with first lady. she gave him a rent. he is unhooked from the machines and face as long hospital stay but he is expected to make a full recovery. >> happening now security is extra tight for a run in san francisco this morning in honor of victims of the bos
walking the street as hundreds of law enforcement agents are conducting this manhunt. we're getting with this reaction to the kron 4 news room. here's one witness describing what he saw during last night's police chase. we thought we heard firecrackers me and my son looked out the third floor window. we heard gunshots and saw the explosion. i actually, saw a black as you the comedown laurel street it looked like it hit a police car and they were shooting at that we may have heard about 60 gunshot. >> what was the explosion like? >> it was pretty loud it should our house. >> residents west of boston are being told to stay in their homes amid the sluggish for the second suspect. mass transit and the entire state of massachusetts shutdown this morning. we have a map and show you that illustrate where all this is taking place. you can see the two explosions indicated that on the right hand side is where the explosion happened on monday. across the river is mit. that is just north of the marathon side. watertown, where police actively have been searching all morning is 8 mi. away from wh
law enforcement captured the second marathon bombing suspect. they all united to get this one idiot, or whatever, to cause this much problem between all the people on a special day that all countries united. so it's good, i'm glad they got this guy. >> at fenway park the red sox game began with a moment to honor the victims of the bombing. >> won't you join us as we observe a moment of silence. >> the first home game was a special one. >> they had a big ceremony beforehand, had all of the volunteers of the boston marathon there, firefighters, the mayor, all that stuff. >> and then there was this. ♪ sweet caroline >> neil diamond came and sang "sweet caroline" in the eighth inning. it was a huge surprise. it was a blast. >> after a week of terror, this is exactly what boston needed. warren grew up in sacramento. her family in the bay area was worried about her. >> i got a text message monday asking if i was there and they texted me yesterday making sure i stayed inside. throughout the whole week they have been checking out just to see how i'm doing. >> and lauren, like the rest of
information, john, coming from the boston globe this morning. according to a law enforcement official the "boston globe" is saying that 30 people were transferred after the attack to hospitals under a code red. that basically means with life-threatening injuries. so that law enforcement official telling the newspaper that could mean that the number of fatalities could rise. we are in the very early stages of knowing how these people will do, even after they get out of initial surgery. some, we're told, will have to go through multiple surgeries after that. >> poppy harlow. our thanks to you. those numbers that you bring up are what are so startling to so many people. one doctor overnight i heard say it was just depressing what he was seeing. another word you could perhaps use, chris, i suppose is infuriating. >> i'm sure. but the bottom line is no matter how he was feeling it's what these medical professionals were doing. if you're seeing pictures of what people were dealing with when those bombs went off you'd be amazed the death toll is not so much higher right now. no question phen
transportation, of schools, of businesses. no one is going in or out of this area except law enforcement. residents are sheltered in place. they are searching for this 19- year-old suspect that is still on the run. there is the latest picture we got of him this morning. that is 19-year-old dzhokhar tsamaev. he is considered armed and dangerous. he is one of two suspects believed to be behind the boston marathon bombings. these two suspects are brothers. let's take a look at the pictures that were released by authorities yesterday. the man on the left of your screen, you can see that we have put dead under his picture because this is the 26-year-old brother who was killed last night in a shootout with police. what we've learned about him this morning in the last hour or so that apparently when he was killed he had explosives on him and a trigger. that obviously raises the level of concern, because they believe if this 26-year-old brother is capable of that, obviously then this 19-year-old still on the run, very very dangerous at this time. considered in the neighborhood, possibly in that
and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live in the newsroom, katie utehs. ktvu news. >>> people are in texas are being allowed in their homes. curfew is still in effect and there is limited water and electricity. many are still trying to learn the condition of family and friends hurt in the explosion. >> it's really hectic, but we are patient because we know the extent of damage on the other side. and we got friends and family that we don't know about over there. >> 14 people died in the fertilizer plant explosion, including 11 emergency responders. 200 more were injured. >>> this weekend, texas is also remembering the deadly raid on the branch compound in waco. 76 people died in a fire twenty years ago following a raid on the compound. waco and west
you spend the day talking to your federal law enforcement sources across the country. >> we are hearing there was no active specific target in california that is receiving special attention but everyone stresses that all agencies remain on high alert status. one of the early keys is the fact that they did recover at least one device that did not detonate. that is key because they are skilled at reverse engineering these devices. we are told the sophistication will help determine the potential suspect or suspects. you can bet they are combing through every piece of video and video cameras in that area. federal agents are currently running down leads internationally and domestically and two sources said today is also tax day. we also confirmed there is no individual or individuals from the bay area currently being investigated for any connection to the boston bombing. and finally two sources say on attacks like this it is not uncommon to have what is called a spike in monitored chatter and communications. both sources said according to federal agents the federal agents did not
a properly identified law enforcement officer. >> the fbi releasing pictures of the suspects identified as brothers dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev. they were spotted near a robbery where a police officer was shot to death and they carjacked a car and kept the driver briefly before letting him go, he died in a gun battle overnight and also a police officer injured. they are asking people to be patient. >> there is a lot of information. please be patient and work with you, if you see anything suspicious let us know, we are treeing to make this safe as quickly as possible but this is an ongoing situation. >> reporter: now there is an alert out right now for a green honda in the connecticut area that officials are on the alert for. meanwhile in the cambridge area investigators have blown off the doors of the suspects' believed house and cars and are searching both of them for evidence. back to you. >> thanks for that update. >>> from boston we head west to watertown where police continue to go door to door looking for suspect number 2, patti lee is live there and joins us with what is happ
and called 911. law enforcement sources say they exchanged gunfire with the suspect. a neighbor caught the fire fight on video. >> ultimately, the hostage rescue team of the fbi made an entry into the boat and removed the suspect of who was still alive in the boat. >> the standoff came 24 hours after dzhokhar and his older brother killed an officer. that led to a fierce fire fight with police in watertown that killed tamerlan and may have injured his brother. it has been a long day for the people here in watertown and in the greater boston area. the search for the brothers closed schools and offices and all but shut down the entire area. president obama expressed his thanks from the white house. >> we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to all our outstanding law enforcement professionals. >> reporter: the fbi marked his page, captured, and people gathered for a candle light vigil near the finish line of the marathon. in addition to a motive. investigators will be looking to answer if these two brothers were working alone or part of a larger terror group. we can tell you that three
to give personal space. a proposed ordinance or law recommended by a city committee would create a buffer zone of 25 feet, right about here, saying protesters cannot cross this line. opponents say this violates their free speech rights and if approved, they will sue. on tuesday, you can find mother of four jamie glenn praying, not at church but here at the planned parenthood in san francisco where she says her group 40 days for life prays for women who are considering abortions and then tries to talk to them. >> maybe they need one last time to hear we'll provide for you financially, or help you find a job. that could be the key. >> reporter: but in two weeks it could be tougher to reach those women. it's likely the board of supervisors will pass an ordinance that creates a 25-foot zone between pro testitesterspr. right now 9 of 11 supports the measure. >> we think that protects access without intimidation but at the same time allowing for free speech. >> reporter: supervisor david campos said he's worked finding a solution with existing laws, the white zone and the eight-foot bubble zone
dangerous. no one should approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels if reaching up if ro the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pi
metropolitan area. only law enforcement, of course, is able to take to the skies in that area. we have what can only be described as an extraordinary situation in a major american city this morning. i want to turn to don berelli, a form fer special agent with the fbi, part of the joint terrorism task force, and has expertise and a security consultant. so much to talk to you about but i think you can't fathom a more dangerous situation for the officers who are responding here. >> absolutely. that was my first thought. it does not get much worse than this. you have somebody who has both weapons and explosives, and it appears they may have this person contained. appears, we don't know that for sure. but the concern, obviously, is could he be in a barricade situation, which is an extremely dangerous position for tactical officers and worse than that, could he take hostages and that's where the danger goes through the roof. this is the concern immediately as far as tactically what is happening on the ground there. then you have the added angle of possible accomplices. what's happening around the cit
on "today in the bay." some 9,000 people from every law enforcement agency near and far descended on boston to help catch the the two men who terrorized the city. coming up on "today in the bay," we sit down with an expert on s.w.a.t. emergency communication to discuss what it takes to keep the country safe from these types of attacks. this and all the morning's top stories coming up at 7:00 on "today in the bay. we'll have another local update for you in 30 minutes. for now, back to the "today" show. [ male announcer ] a car that can actually see like a human, using stereoscopic cameras. ♪ and even stop itself if it has to. ♪ the technology may be hard to imagine. but why you would want it... is not. the 2014 e-class. it doesn't just see the future. it is the future. >>> celebration in the streets of boston. relieved residents there thanking law enforcement officers for their bravery last night. cheering the "usa" after remaining boston bombing suspect was captured. it came after a dramatic end to these events. a hail of gunfire followed a day in which included an unprecedented lockdow
happened, norah, law enforcement downloaded that from the internet, does anybody know these people? it's not -- i'm suggesting it's not certain at all that is the same individual that the fbi is looking at from the security cameras they have downloaded. >> john miller, thank you. >>> another terror scare may be over. mississippi man is under arrest, accused of trying to send ricin to president obama and senator wicker. paul kevin occcurt >>> the weather looks nice in the bay area today. as we look live toward the tallest skyscraper in san francisco, the transamerica pyramid, and plenty of blue out there. the numbers start out chilly with 41 in santa rosa, 43 at livermore and 47 in san jose. we warm up from there to 77 in san jose and 69 in the city. and the extended forecast look at what happens. the numbers warm into the mid- 80s by early next week. looks like a good beach weekend, as well. enjoy it. happened in texas to the oklahoma bombing. we'll show you the possible toxic health risk. >>> gun control is blocked in the u.s. senate and the president is furious. >> this was a pretty
on. they played games and watching video. something they normally don't get to do. >> boston law enforcements has been put to the test this week and turns out they have had some training for just this kind of response. training they received right here in the bay area. alameda couldn't operation urban shield is the largest such event in the nation. 7 news reporter heather has the story from treasure island. >> boston bombings man hunt are exactly what the alameda county sheriff's department had in mind when it created operation urban shield largest tactical training event to get law enforcements ready to respond to variety of scenario. it happens once a year in the east bay drawing teams from all across the nation and world. boston here it was and held own urban shield a few months ago. county sheriff says he hopes boston is yacht lice what they learn here. >> that's exactly why we designed urban shield so they could have command control and communication and major event that involves serious terrorism act. >> urban shield tried to create scenario that feel as realistic as po
the attack in boston is something they are already studying. >> we will take it apart. law enforcement across the country will. we will train to it and we will be better for it. >> something that helped keep people calm in line was the fact that news of that second suspect being arrested in boston was breaking as people were in line. there were people who were learning about it on their smartphones and passing the word along to some of their fellow fans. at at&t park, abc7 news. >> abc7 news will continue to have coverage on the story throughout the weekend. we will also have live reports later today from boston with abc7 news reporter ama dates. you can follow her on twitter also. >> back here in the bay area, a beautiful weekend to look forward to. rumor has it even warmer temperatures next week? >> that's right. we have records possible into the middle of next week. it should be gorgeous out there today. 52 downtown. clear skies, very little fog and we are talking about an offshore flow. some of the warmest numbers we've seen all year. that's coming up. >> thank you, lisa. for the second d
the community, boston is waking up breathing a little easier. for law enforcement the work isn't done. >> the families of those killed so senselessly deserve answers. the wounded, some of whom now have to learn how to stand and walk and li again deserve answers. >> reporter: and speaking of that there is new information right now from a department of justice official saying that federal prosecutors are at the hospital right now. they are working on charges and apparently they have been here since last night. also want to point out that many people still remembering of course the victims today. there are more than 50 of them from the boston marathon bombings that remain in the hospital right now. three of them are in critical condition. >> live for us in boston. thank you for that. >>> a bay area law man may have played a role in the capture of the suspect. some of the swat tactics came from a training program developed by the sheriff of alameda. coming up how law enforcement may have indirectly helped police track down the accused killer. >>> runners showing their support for boston
a new same-sex marriage law in the country. new zealand is the first nation in the asian pacific region to support a marriage equality law and it is the 13th country in the world to do so. lawmakers in uruguay approved the marriage law last week that its president is expected to sign. >>> on capitol hill, a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers is in jeopardy. the senate plans to vote today on the bipartisan proposal but more republicans are saying they oppose it. at this point it seems headed for defeat unless supporters can turn votes around in these closing hours. the senate is also set to vote on other amendments on a gun control bill. >>> coming up, a little sports, barry zito putting his 14 inning scoreless streak on the line last night. we'll tell you how he did. >> plus, a heartfelt tribute at yankee stadium for the boston bombing victims. >> cool. >> but first, as we count down to opening day, here's a live look at the new bay bridge. we'll be right back. you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there
in or out unless you live here, you walk in. law enforcement or member of the media. streets are shut down to traffic as investigators try to find the person responsible. back to you. >> okay. katie davis, thank you from boston. a horrible situation there. of course the streets closed around copley square. it's like times square for new york city where everyone comes to gather especially on this day, patriots day, in boston, massachusetts. terry mcsweeney is on his way to boston right now. once he arrives, he'll gather the latest information on this investigation and will touch base with many of the bay area runners. stay with us throughout this newscast for our continuing coverage of this breaking story. we'll have another update in about 15 minutes. >>> our local and national web teams are also working right now to keep you up to the minute. we have images of the aftermath which have been edited to avoid the bloodiest scenes as well as raw video and interviews from eyewitnesses. it's there for you right now at nbcbayarea.com. >>> their pain is heartbreaking and their despair palpable. fo
to be hypervigilant. >> please report suspicious packages or parcels or suspicious activity to local law inforcement. >> the investigation is ongoing involving the fbi along with state and local officials. >> we're working diligently to gather information and gatt every all the facts and bring those who are responsible for this crime to justice as soon as possible. >> president obama also vowed to seek justice and promised boston would heal. >> boston is a tough and resilient town. so are its people. i'm supremely confident that bostonians will pull together, take care of each other and move forward as one proud city. >> the focus is, of course, on trying to find out who did this and why so far nobody has been detained. guys. >> thank you. >>> news of the attacks in boston sent people straight to twitter in many cases. we have one of the first pictures tweeted out from the scene to share with you now. the san francisco-based service reported the spike in service just minutes after the bombing. the first platform to report the news of the attack. several use the sight to post pictures of the scene an
that has been provided for law enforcement so far. we strongly encourage the assistance to continue. >> the police chief says there investigating the most extensive crime scene and the city's history. fbi agents searching an apartment in suburban boston overnight. they're not giving any details of the search but investigators were seen leaving the building in revere early today, carrying brown paper bags, plastic trash bags and a dufflebag. authorities are appealing to the public for amateur video and those that might provide clues to carry out the bombing. the new york post is reporting that the apartment lost its one year old saudi national. he is here on a student visa and is in the hospital. he has burns from the blast, they're calling him a person of interest but not officially calling him a suspect. >> 7328 am and as we continue to study the very latest and get the latest news out of boston we are also getting new reaction from participants were in the marathon yesterday. >> i think that's what they want to do is that fear in our hearts and not have us come out to a race like
answer, or our laws do not allow the fbi to follow-up in a sound, solid way." >> reporter: while officials sift through the details, worshippers sought answers in their own way-- gathering at the cathedral of the holy cross sunday to reflect on the violent flare their city experienced in the last week. moving forward, governor deval patrick says there can be vigilance without fear. >> "there are some lessons we're going to have to learn and have learned painfully through this last experience that will have to be applied to future marathons, but there will be future marathons and i think they'll be bigger and better than ever." >> reporter: govorner patrick is asking residents to observe a moment of silence monday at the time the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the boston marathon. the one-minute silent tribute to victims is scheduled for 2:50 p.m. and will be followed by the ringing of bells in boston and elsewhere in massachusetts. it marks one week since the attacks that killed three people and wounded more than 180 others. but red sox first baseman david or
. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to something that, we have suspended all service on the mbta our public transit service until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place. in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now. also, cambridge, waltham, newton, belmont, and
or possibly change the laws. what's expected here on the boston marathon bombing investigation when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> the man accused of mailing a letter containing ricin to president obama is expected back in court. paul kevin curtis has denied any involvement sent to the president or other letters sent to a senator or judge. his attorneys say there's little evidence connecting him to the letters but curtis's family says he does suffer from mental illness. >>> we're hearing the frantic 911 calls made from a deadly explosion at a fert light ez -- fertilizer plant in west, texas. >> there's been an explosion at my house. all of the windows are completely in. >> at least 14 people were killed in last wednesday's explosion and 200 more were injured. ten of those killed were first responders. >> listen, to me. the station just totally exploded. i have a nursing home and an ammo station and i need as much help that you can sent. >> some were able to return home. howf, they have strict curfews and limited water -- however, they have strict curfews
shown quite a bit of skill, and evidence of training. one senior law enforcement official told us a short time ago, these guys were almost textbook perfect in terms of operational planning and security. they stayed off the radar, but beyond that, they have shown a high level of sophisticatifi sod skill in terms of evading police, and when they were confronted with a police shoot-out, incredibly, one of them escaped that cordon. he made the point that there were more police officer there and the suspects were outgunned. he summed it up by saying when have you ever seen that? they don't known he might have other confederates or other plans. the search, while focused in watertown, not a tunnel vision situation. they may have to expand that and perhaps even to neighboring states. charlie. >> we're pleased to have scott here at our table this morning. what's intriguing are the things we don't know. not only where is suspect number two. if he got training, where did he get it and when? >> charlie, we should hasten to mention a police officer was murdered apparently by these two men. ove
at the substation on the newark border. pg&e says they are working with local law enforcement to increase security. this comes after what happened at the san jose substation early tuesday morning. that is when someone damaged transformers. >>> hundreds of people are expected to attend a candle light vigil for audrey pott. she took her own life in september after pictures surfaced when she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party. three boys have been charged with sexual assault. the vigil is 8:00 tonight at saratoga high school. >>> they are asking for your help to identify this man. he is described as a black male in his early or mid 20s. about six feet tall with a slender build. on march 14th a man fitting this description shot 34-year- old raymond harris of san pablo. police are looking for a woman that ran off with him after the shooting. >>> coming up hopefully people are not feeling a lot of news. people may seem a little tense out there. sal, how sit looking? any problems? >> actually it's nice and quiet. it's been a very nice commute. let's take a look at the commute now if you are driv
, or our laws do not allow the fbi to follow-up in a sound, solid way." tamerlan's youtube channel linked to a video featuring a well-known jihadist. who was killed by russian forces last december. there is no evidence tamerlan was associated with any international jihadist groups. >> "you feel a little safer right now, knowing that the ones that did it aren't here anymore, and now it's just about trying to move on and put the pieces together and get ready for next year." in boston - life is slowly returning to normal -- the site of the bombings is still a crime scene. sunday workers tore down the last remnants of the marathon. mayor thomas menino says the city has developed a five-phase plan to re-open boylston street, which he says is now the most famous street in the world. i'm john lorinc reporting. >> massachusetts' governor is asking residents to observe a moment of silence monday at the time the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the boston marathon. the one-minute silent tribute to victims is scheduled for 2:50 p.m. and will be followed by the ringing of bells in
. the committee includes the aviation industry and consumer law enforcement officials. the policy has been fiercely opposed by flight attendants, unions. it was slated to go into effect on thursday. >> some cancer patients in california could see their out-of-pocket cost reduced under a bill that has passed one of the house of the legislatures. the bill would cap the cost to patients for oral, anti-cancer drugs at least $100 per prescription. it passed the assembly monday, and is now in the state senate. insurers are opposed the bill. they say cost will have to rise in other areas to pay for those drugs. we should also note, the governor jerry brown vetoed a similar bill last year. >> officials in new york city are proposing to make it the most populous place in america to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and to 21. the city council on bail the proposal monday to increase the threshold from 18. the federal minimum. forestage in some communities have raised the age to 19. at least two towns agree to raise it to 21. the nyse city councils as the measure and to stop young people fr
country to approve same-sex marriage. france's president is expected to sign the bill into law. a french official says the first same-sex weddings could come in june. >>> affordable housing and homeless advocates are speaking out against the sequester cuts and the effects on some of the most vulnerable. people gathered outside of the building today. this will affect housing vouchers for thousands of seniors, disabled and low- income families who depend upon them to su live. >> we stand in sole -- survive. >> we stand in solidarity because we need to get around these cuts and keep people off the streets, not get them back on the streets. >> this came as the after the board of commissioners' meeting today. >>> this morning in san jose, a uc santa cruz biologist ignored great heights and angry words to put tracking on -- birds to put tracking on them. >> glen stewart, biologist, rappelled down from high atop san jose city hall. but for stewart, the work to meet the baby falcons is important. >> no contact from the birds. i could hear them go by and feel a little breeze. >> reporter: three w
were law-enforcement was offered today >> here at s f o r for this spring into action after getting a call for heightened security because of what happened in boston. take a look of this video, this was shot dead monday afternoon. you can see a bomb sniffing dog checkout trash cans. the officer handling the dog said there were told to move quickly. shortly after the bomb blast in austin, tx 8 officers were called out, looking out for possible suspicious activity. an officer with sfpd here at the airport told me that everyone on staff has had their shift extended for at least four hours. now, no flights here at sfo were affected. there was a short alert to the restricted flights from logan airport to boston but a duty agent said that did not affect any sort of san francisco flights. travelers said that by and large, they feel safe to travel on this day, but certainly what has happened in boston is affecting everyone. >> r. lifland of trouble now? >> what i have some questions about it. >> my daughter's brother-in- law and son were near the bombing. they're safe >> here at sfo terisa
of working closely with our law enforcement to access and update our security plans and procedures. >> people are showing their support for everyone in boston by sharing this badge on the face book page. it reads our hearts go out to everyone in boston and to each person with loved ones running in the boston mile an hour thochbility you can share the ban going to this site. >> one more note. 7 news reporter miami is headed to boston tonight. right now in fact. live reports will begin tomorrow here on abc 7 news and amma tweeting updates at amma abc 7. so lack for her work coming out of boston. >> we will of course keep you updated to any development in this boston tragedy but for now we move on and turn your attention to the weather forecast as you know it was awfully windy throughout today and sandy is here with the weather. >> those wind are starting to dial down although still gusty in some spots. let you know what to expect as we head that your tuesday. especially the morning coming up. >> thanks. also ahead. the fight over the golden state warrior new waterfront arena. critic say
, law enforcement officials are keeping a very close eye on the internet, specifically sites that show people how to make destructive devices. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has that part of the story, good morning. >> matt, good morning to you. regardless of who committed this atrocity it's clear these days that anyone with a grievance and the will can learn how to become a terrorist simply by going online. now authorities are trying to use some of these sites to their advantage. the latest evidence bomb makers have taken their teachings to the web this online al qaeda publication posted last month, a guide to carrying out terror attacks including detailed illustrated recipes for pressure cooker bombs, the kind investigators say was used in boston. >> the internet has brought terrorism to the web. it's made it go viral. anybody can look online and find out how to make a bomb. it is a frightening development. >> a similar terrorist manual, how to make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom, was posted three years ago. prosecutors say it was used by this former muslim-am
say there's between 5 and 15 deaths. also three to five firefighters remain missing. one law enforcement official previously unaccounted for has been found. he is now in serious condition at a local hospital. back to you. >> gabe gutierrez in west, texas for us earlier this morning. earlier we spoke to derek hurt. he's the guy who reported the dramatic moment of the explosion. on the tape you can hear the panic in his daughter's voice as she screams, i can't hear, i can't hear. so i began by asking derek how everyone is doing this morning? >> good. her inner ear is a little sore, but other than that, we do have our full hearing back. >> you were driving in the area, you saw the flames initially. during they were coming from that fertilizer plant? or did you think they were coming from something else? >> we thought maybe it was the high school. we drove over to check it out and saw that it was the fertilizer plant burning. we were going to shoot a little video of it and get out of there. we just didn't make it out in time. >> can you give me an idea how close you were to the b
. >> there has been so much conversation yet, but tonight law enforcement officials say they are getting some responses. nbc's pete williams has more on that, and more on how the intense manhunt came to an end on friday. >> reporter: though he lies under guard in a boston hospital in serious condition with gunshot wounds, including one to throat, federal officials say dzhokhar tsarnaev is beginning to respond to a few questions from a team of federal investigators. he is being questioned for brief periods, officials say, because of his condition, and he is responding mostly in writing. but he has difficulty speaking because of his throat wound, which some investigators say could be the result of a suicide attempt. newly released video from police helicopter shows how he was arrested. an armored vehicle with a robotic arm tore away a tarp covering a bet on a backyard trailer where he was hiding friday night. in this thermal image, the heat from his body clearly shows him lying in the boat. agents threw in small stun grenades, and a short time later he was under arrest. police radio relayed the
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